10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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10 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Willemstad, Curacao
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rincon
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Willemstad, Curacao

2
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Sun Bay and then take a leisurely stroll along Malecon.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques road trip planning site .

Willemstad, Curacao to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Rincon.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge ©
Vieques National Wildlife Refuge
La Chiva ©
La Chiva

1
night
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from El Faro Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Domes Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rincon, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Rincon in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Rincon

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Domes Beach ©
Domes Beach

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach and then get lost in a book at Culebra Public Library. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, and then examine the collection at Museo Historico de Culebra.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Culebra road trip website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rincon to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

4
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
When in San Juan, make a side trip to see El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, steep yourself in history at San Juan National Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan driving holiday planning tool .

San Juan is just a stone's throw from Culebra. In December, daytime highs in San Juan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Yunque Rain Forest
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

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